Oct 16, 2012 11:00am PDT
are expected to pay tribute to ambassador chris stevens at a service at the city hall rotunda today. stevens was one of four americans who died during an attack of the u.s. consulate on september 11th. when asked about the attack, secretary of state hillary clinton says she accepts responsibility for the safety of diplomats. >> that's what i was very much working on day and night to try to make sure that we intervened with governments and we did everything we could to keep our people safe, which is my primary responsibility. >> today's memorial begins at 4:30. the public is encouraged to attend. >>> turning now to decision 2012 and the race for the white house. we have a look at hofstra university in new york where the stage is all set for the second of the three debates. round one went to mitt romney. this time around, president obama says they are not going down without a fight. this is a town-hall format with questions coming from the audience. the candidates will push their own agendas. aides say they will bring up romney's tax ad and the 47% comments recorded at a fund raiser.
Oct 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
tonight at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00. >>> bay area relatives of u.s. ambassador chris stevens announcing a very special memorial service, a tribute in his honor. that service will be held at san francisco city hall october 16th. the public is invited to this service but do keep in mind the city hall rotunda only holds about 700 people. stevens was killed in libya just last month. he was 52 years old. >>> the driver of a big rig that crashed into an amtrak train causing it to derail is talking this morning. he told police he doesn't know why he drove his big rig through a flashing crossing gate and then hit the train. the crash happened monday just south of fresno. the train was traveling from oakland to bakersfield. the chp says he was not under the influence of any drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash. 39 people on that train were hurt. >>> gay rights activists in san francisco right now planning to demonstrate outside today at the installation of archbishop salvato salvatore cordileone. protesters say he played a major role backing prop 8. he was arrested in san diego at a dui check
Oct 12, 2012 11:00am PDT
americans, including the u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >> what we are watching on our tv screens is the unraveling of the obama foreign policy. it is making it more chaotic and us less safe. >> that is a bunch of malarky. >> the sparring continued for a full 90 minutes. a big departure from the presidential campaign which many would agree was vanilla, lacking energy and fire. >>> the president watched the debate on tv and tweeted at the same time. scott mcgrew said he happen to make history in the process. >> a president watching a debate and reacting on twitter? that's not been done before, much less the presidential retweet. we saw that last night as well. in a retweet from the president, that's a pretty big endorsement. among the comments he retweeted, a blog called upworthy. they were commenting on moderator martha raddatz question tough question. then the question, do you actually have the specifics or are you still working on it and that is why you won't tell voters? the president obviously impressed. workday started trading shares this morning after pricing shares at $28 last nig